First Mainers and New Mainers: Dignity in Diversity

Listen to the inaugural event that launched the new minor of Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies at the University of Maine, Augusta. This program was hosted by the Director, Abraham Peck at the Michael Klahr Center in Augusta. The panel discussion: First Mainers and New Mainers was part of a project entitled The Dignity of Difference: First Mainers and New Mainers that allowed Maine’s First Nations and Maine’s most recent immigrants and refugee communities the opportunity to showcase their cultures, history and communities to the broader UMA and Central Maine populations. This panel was moderated by Reza Jalali and included Ismail Ahmed, Paul Bisulca, Grace Valenzuela and Pious Ali all leaders in their communities.

For more information on the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies minor please visit their website. This program was made possible through a Community Outreach grant from the Maine Humanities Council.


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